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Welcome to the
Arts Based Elementary School

A North Carolina Public Charter School

1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

email: [email protected]
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How to Apply

Any student turning 5 years of age on or before October 15 of the school year may be granted admission into kindergarten. Families can apply beginning January 1st.  Students currently enrolled at ABES and their siblings will be automatically admitted for each year. All other students will be admitted on a space-available basis through a lottery to be held the second Tuesday of February.

Mail applications to:
Arts-Based Elementary School
1380 N Martin Luther King Jr. Dr
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Questions? Call (336) 748-4116
Or e-mail ABES at: [email protected]

Parents must complete an application for each child they wish to enroll. The school is committed to creating a student body that reflects the diversity of our community. After all spaces are filled, remaining applications will be placed on the waiting list in the order in which they are drawn from the lottery.

Parent are strongly encourage to take a tour of our school to learn more us.  Tours are available by reservation on Thursdays at 9am.  Please call  336-748-4116 to schedule your tour.

Download application form here (PDF).